Forest data, maps and tools

​​​​​​Forest spatial data

National spatial ​​forest datasets developed for national and international reporting purposes, available for downloading

Forest data workbooks​​

​​​​​Data workbooks (in Microsoft Excel) available for downloading 

  • data for each table and figure in Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 
  • lists of forest species and ecological communities from Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018
  • data and figures presented in ABARES Insights Stocktake Fire in Australia's forests, 2011 to 2016.
  • data in Australian Forest and Wood Products Statistics publications.

Forest fire data

Forest fire area data for the 2019–20 summer bushfire season in southern and eastern Australia is a set of data tables that shows the area of Australia's forests that were in the fire area in southern and eastern Australia during the 2019–20 bushfire season. Forest fire area data for 2011 to 2016 are also available from this page.

RFA data

The ABARES report Regional forest agreements: compilation of reservation and resource availability outcomes presents a compilation of data on changes in reserve areas and forest resource availability in RFA regions, both at their signing and subsequently. Data tables and figures from this publication are available for download from this page.

Native forest - data visualisation

Australia's native forest - data visualisation brings together data from three key national datasets to allow users to display data for Australia's native forest types by state or territory, tenure, crown cover, height and Indigenous ownership and management category.

Forest maps

National forest maps, including from Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018, are available for downloading.

Forest tools

Online mapping tools and applications relevant to the forest and vegetation sectors, available for public use.​

Last reviewed: 27 January 2021